Are You Heart Broken?

By Gertrude: A broken heart isn’t just an emotional feeling. A broken heart is real. For many of us, it can take years to heal and mend. For others, it never does. Professionals now refer to broken heart syndrome as Takotsubo. It is considered to be triggered by intense physical or emotional stress. Broken heart read more…

Signs It Is Over

By Rani: Here are the signs that your relationship is bound to be over: Physical intimacy doesn’t appeal to you anymore There have been several studies that have shown that couples who touch more often tend to be happier than those who do not touch very often. Massages, hand-holding, caresses, and hugs are just a read more…

Bringing Love Back

By Pascale: Can you get a spark back into a stagnant relationship or manifest the return of love after a break-up? There are many reasons for breakups, and some of them are irreversible. Loss of respect, abusive partners, (physical, mental, emotional, etc.), belong to that group. You can and must never get back to them. read more…

The Silent Treatment

By Gertrude: Silence speaks louder than words. It is still a form of communication. Is someone in your life giving you the silent treatment? Or are there other relationships you have disconnected. Stopped contact. Silence tells us so much more about that person. The main one being, really showing who they are. Now, that doesn’t read more…

Relationship Intimacy – How To Improve Communication

By Gertrude: The most intimate connection we have in a relationship is our voice. Where we share our thoughts and feelings as well as being listened to. When we talk about communication we often overlook the real skill of listening.  While we also think of our voice as verbalizing what is going on for us. read more…

Is Love Enough?

By Gertrude: Can we love one another like Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Is Love Enough? In my experience, the answer is NO. What we are being asked to do is to love ourselves equally.  Is there a recipe for love success? Yes there is, although it’s not infallible. The most important ingredient is self read more…

Investing In Love

By Shannon: A full life is great, but when it’s time to include someone else in it, there is a time for review of your life and how the person can fit in or if you both make new plans that suit everyone. This tends to happen slowly not over night and some dysfunction can occur read more…

Are You Being Shelved?

By Gertrude: First, let me explain the term shelving in a relationship. The best description is when someone isn’t so hot and cold or back and forth. Generally the person shelving is consistent, in so far as how they treat you. However, what they do is only participate in conversations and dating when it suits read more…

Signs It’s Not Over – Break-ups

By Shannon: Once you’re on your love path, it’s important to follow your heart and not allow the negative thoughts to take over. Often people express happiness and joy to begin with and head over heels in love willing to do anything to keep the connection going and spending as much time with the loved read more…

What Is Love Bombing?

By Ann: Sounds good, but is it good and what is it? It is when someone excessively buys you gifts, gives you never ending compliments, always texting, invades your personal space with excessive attention claiming they are your soulmate.   This is a form of emotional abuse to manipulate a person into loving them. Once they read more…